TORONTO — Superior Plus Corp. is saddened to announce the passing of board member Richard Bradeen.

“On behalf of Superior’s board of directors and employees, we extend our heartfelt condolences to Richard’s family and friends,” said Chairman David Smith. “Richard brought a wealth of experience, wisdom and insight to Superior gained through his distinguished career. Richard will be greatly missed by all that knew him.”

WOODSIDE, N.Y. (Jan. 4, 2023)Marathon Energy announced it is changing its company name to Energo and unveiled a new logo. This change is in response to its accelerated growth, and only impacts the company name and logo. There is no change in ownership and in no way impacts or changes customer accounts. 

Cleveland, Miss. (Jan. 4, 2023) — LT Corporation of Cleveland, Mississippi, the parent company of Quality Steel Corporation, LP Cylinder Service Inc., and Buckeye Manufacturing Company — all industry leading manufacturers or providers of value-added services to their customers — announced the stock acquisition of Kryton Engineered Metals Inc.


Robin KinnamanRobin Kinnaman, sales director at Manchester Tank, passed away on Dec. 19, 2022. Kinnaman represented Manchester Tank for many years as a sales director, covered many of our product lines, attended industry meetings and trade shows for the propane industry on behalf of the company. He will be greatly missed.

Nearly one-third of the energy consumed in commercial buildings in 2018 was used for space heating. Commercial buildings consumed 6.8 quadrillion British thermal units (quads) of energy in total, and 2.2 quads were used for space heating. Space heating was the main end use for all fuels except electricity, making up at least two-thirds of end-use consumption for natural gas, fuel oil and district heat, but only 6% of electricity consumption.

During the latest mid-month period, prices at Mont Belvieu decreased as we head into winter. The posted prices decreased 16.583 cents/gal, from November mid-month to December mid-month while the spot prices decreased 17.375 cents. Conway, Kan., postings ended with a 15.3-cent decrease and spots decreased 14.5 cents over the month.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Dec. 07, 2022) — Westport Fuel Systems Inc. announced that it has been awarded a program to develop and supply liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) systems to a global original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to accommodate a number of its Euro 7 vehicle platforms. The deal is forecasted to generate €40 million in annual revenue with production expected to begin in Q1 2025.

Robert F. BeardVALLEY FORGE, Pa. (Dec. 1, 2022) — UGI Corporation announced that Robert F. Beard has been appointed chief operations officer (COO) reporting to UGI’s President and Chief Executive Officer Roger Perreault, effective immediately.

MAFI port tractor powered by propane at the Port Newark Container TerminalWASHINGTON (Dec. 12, 2022) — The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) announced the commitment of Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) to reduce emissions by using propane equipment at its location in Newark, New Jersey.

WASHINGTON (Dec. 7, 2022) — Gavin Hale joined the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) as vice president in charge of business development, PERC President and CEO Tucker Perkins announced.

“Gavin is a proven leader with a wealth of experience in new product development, a robust understanding of engine markets and expertise in complete powertrain integration,” Perkins said. “We are excited to have him on board to help seize the opportunities ahead for our industry.”